• Soccer Complex Vandalized by Alleged Drunk Driver

    by Knoxville News-Sentinel April 2017

    Ismael C. Juan, 26, faces charges of vandalism, driving under the influence, driving without a license and driving without insurance, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

  • Tax Hike Raises $4.6M for Las Vegas Stadium in Month

    by Regina Garcia Cano April 2017

    Las Vegas Taxpayers contributed more than $4.6 million for an NFL stadium in Las Vegas in the first month that a new increase on area hotel taxes went into effect — ahead of projections for the state's share of the project.

  • BHSU Brings Lawsuit Against Synthetic Turf Contractor

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D., has commissioned Kiefer USA of Lindenhurst, Ill., to replace the synthetic turf at Lyle Hare Stadium before the 2017 football season.

  • Concrete Panel Falls from Stadium

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    Contractors working on Wheeling Island Stadium in West Virginia were attempting to pull down a concrete panel for examination on Monday when a second panel collapsed to the ground unexpectedly.

  • Construction Delays Shelve Georgia Dome Demolition

    by Tim Tucker April 2017

    Demolition of the Georgia Dome, originally expected to occur in July, could be postponed amid construction delays with its replacement, Mercedes-Benz Stadium. "There's no date set for the demolition," Brett Jewkes, senior vice president and chief communications officer of Falcons parent company AMB Group, said Monday. Jewkes said an update on the new Falcons stadium's construction timetable, although not a Dome demolition date, will be released today.

  • Group Pushes for New England Velodrome

    by Mark Conti April 2017

    Racing on a fixed-gear bicycle without brakes around a steep, banked track at top end is thrilling. But few people get a chance to witness track cycling, never mind participate in the sport.

  • Lexington Baseball Stadium Hosts Sunrise Service

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    The Lexington County Baseball Stadium got an early start on Sunday, playing host to an atypical crowd. Calvary Church Lexington employed the venue for their Easter Sunrise Service, bringing hundreds of people into the stands.

  • Field Supplier Fixes Faulty Fields with Glue

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Synthetic surfaces company FieldTurf is undergoing an extensive re-application process for turf purchased by San Diego County Schools which have begun to degrade, affecting the appearance of the fields.

  • City of St. Louis Sues NFL Over Rams Relocation

    by Boston Herald April 2017

    The lawsuit filed in St. Louis Circuit Court names the NFL, all 32 teams and their owners, and seeks unspecified but “extensive” damages and restitution. The NFL says there is “no legitimate basis” for the lawsuit.

  • Officials Lament Slow Development Around Arena

    by Bob Bauder and Tom Fontaine April 2017

    When Pittsburgh last hosted Columbus in the NHL playoffs, the city's Sports & Exhibition Authority was putting finishing touches on plans for streets, utilities and other infrastructure on the former Civic Arena site in anticipation of $500 million in development.